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-elected to a tenth term despite being absent most of the year and facing legal and health troubles. jesse jackson jr., son of civil rights leader reverend jesse jackson, announced his resignation this week citing, quote, several serious health issues, but jackson is also the subject of fbi and house ethics investigations. so let's bring in cnn legal contributor paul callan to talk a little bit more about this. paul, good morning. >> good morning, randi. >> the fbi is investigating jackson for allegedly misusing campaign funds for personal use, but he hasn't been charged with any crimes. what's he facing, and when are the consequences here? >> well, you know, there are two aspects to this investigation, and we don't know a lot about it, because there haven't been public announcements made by the justice department or the fbi, but one is personal use of campaign funds. there's a claim that he -- his funds were used to transport a mistress apparently back and forth from washington, d.c. to chicago at some point in time. there's a second aspect of the case though that i was looking at, and i think it mi
successful second term than their first word james madison and andrew jackson. the following is an accounting of the president's elected to a second term and the reason for those of experience failed or troubled second terms. four failed because of a war that seemed unwinnable war for lack of preparedness. jefferson, truman, johnson and. were the four. also four failed because of economic crisis or failure to act to deter such a crisis. jefferson, cleveland, coolidge, franklin roosevelt, the 37 downturn and george bush. eight who failed due to their inability to lead congress were jefferson, monroe, grant, wilson, truman, johnson, nixon and george bush. two failed due to who boris. franklin roosevelt and richard nixon. four who did not effectively communicate their agendas or initiatives were jefferson, monroe, grand and cleveland. the dominant force of failure for a second term presidents has been there in the ability to successfully to work with congress. lee eight second term presidents have face trouble their second term due directly to the fight between congress and the white house. havi
jesse jackson jr. is resigning after dealing with bipolar disorder and other health problems for nearly a year. he said wednesday he needs to spend time getting better. he's been away from d.c. for most of the year. jackson is also being investigated for possibly trying to get president obama's old senate seat in exchange for fundraising. he has denied doing anything wrong. >>> we know you spend the first part of your saturday and sunday right here on hln but what's are you up to? we want to see what weekends in america look like in your hometown. kimberly captured this sweet moment in colorado springs, colorado. look at the mama and her fawn. she says she's thankful for photo ops like this. deer had been walking through her front yard on a daily basis. do you have a photo you'd like to share? go to hln.com/weekend express. your picture could be featured here. >>> a massive fireball lifts a strip club right off the ground. plus one hot item that's apparently all the rage. that i forget how to put gas in my car. [ male announcer ] and it's not just these owners giving the volt high prais
reporters their jobs. i'm thankful for the jackson free press, specifically, staying on the mississippi voter i.d. story, when those of us up here in new york were having a heck of a time trying to follow the twists and turns of that mississippi voter i.d. story any other way. and we couldn't have done it without them. i'm thankful to the "miami herald" for keeping this great reporter, carol rosenberg, on the guantanamo beat, even when the country has largely turned away from that story. carol rosenberg's reporting is definitive and relentless, and it is a service to the country that the "miami herald" has kept her on that beat. i am thankful to the republicans and to the conservatives who will brave the people on their own side who tell them not to do it and who will nevertheless come talk to liberal hosts like me and the other liberal hosts like me here on msnbc. and yes, that means steve schmidt and michael steele and meghan mccain, who we've been able to bring on board officially here at this network, but also, everybody else on the right, who was willing to come on just as a guest,
and well born, basically the elite of the revolutionary time. this really changed when andrew jackson was elected, a champion of the common man and during the founding era, he switched from the founding era to bring his supporters into the government. his conviction was that officeholders in the government of their offices have and they basically thought that government jobs were simple and that anybody could handle them. mainly east of the mississippi river. the partisan approach led to the development of the spoils system and the governor of new york coin the phrase, to the victor belong the spoils of the enemy. in the middle of the nineteenth century, wholesale changes of personnel at partisan changes came with each new administration to spread corruption and kickbacks, so if you got a job with the the government, you were expected to take part of your salary and put it back in the party coffers of they could use that to campaign for the president next time. a progressive farm for reform, the spoils system. the president wants a cake and everybody wants a piece of backache. preside
rock and jackson avenues. police say the driver of a dark-colored sedan struck a homeless man, then sped away. the man was left lying in the road and was then hit by another car. police say the driver of that second car immediately stopped and is cooperating with police. >>> in overnight news, video you aren't going to see anywhere else of a car deliberately torched in oakland. [ horn honking ] >> you can hear the horn which wouldn't stop blaring as the flames and the smoke engulfed what was a toyota camry. it all happened just after 11:00 last night in the area of 50th avenue and international boulevard. the owner believes someone threw something into the car to start that fire and fire investigators say the burn pattern suggests this was a case of arson. there are no suspects at this time. >>> in san jose, investigators pinpointed the source of a thanksgiving night fire at a complex of town houses. the fire started in a fireplace as the tenants were trying to keep warm. however, investigators still don't know what caused the flames to spread so fast. that fire displaced 18 p
traditional conservative populism of a jackson or a reagan. certainly, when a country manages to deal with such deadlocks or to change the direction, it comes only through presidential leadership. it doesn't come through any other means. so, you've got a lot of red here, and that may be a good harbinger for your party but it does not say anything about how the country is going to move forward in terms of what you promote. so, given all of that -- if you buy any of it -- to what extent do you see any way in the world that the next four years will be anything other than a continuation of the last four, -- struggling, muddling through, kicking the can down the road and not really dealing with the fundamental problems of america? >> 3 very good questions. i would say that obama's first term has two parts -- before and after the 2010 election, just as the clinton administration was also two parts. they never talk about -- the talk about the last six years, when republicans were present, -- were present, with welfare reform, but they never talk about the first two years when democrats ran e
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